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by Freida Marie Crump
Greetings from Poosey.
Let me tell you about a remarkable woman. Her name is Stephanie and her age hovers between 50 and 70, depending upon the time of the day, the weather, and her mood. She married young, had a couple of kids, then divorced her husband. In her words, “He was okay …for awhile. But then all he wanted to do was sit around, said
Seventeen-year-old Courtney Chamberlain of Bethany auditioned at the Kansas City regional tryouts last week for season 14 of the television talent show American Idol. After singing with three others and qualifying for the next stage, she has headed to Music City in Nashville, Tenn., for preliminary auditions. The three selections she has prepared include Patsy Cline’s “Walkin’ After Midnight.” Chamberlain also has plans to sing at the Missouri State Fair
Concerned Women for America of Missouri will present Liberty First 2014 Tour with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall from 12-3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 14, at North Missouri Center for Youth & Families, 211 Locust Street, Chillicothe.
Topics will include: Should Christians be active in government?; How did we go from being subjects of a king to free men in a republic?; and What is the real NOW solution to federal
BETHANY, MO — The annual meeting for Grundy County Electric Cooperative members is slated for Thursday, August 7, at South Harrison High School in Bethany. Registration and dinner are from 4:30-6:30 p.m., to include musical entertainment by the Bluegrass Tornados and the GEC Community Foundation 4th Quarter Grant Awards, immediately followed by the business meeting. Hear guest speaker Andrew McCrea, who is a nationally syndicated radio host, and vote for
CHILLICOTHE, MO — The Calvary Baptist Church’s Family Life Center (206 Locust St.) is offering free shoes to children, with hopes of helping families offset the costs of back-to-school time. Various sizes will be available from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, August 16. Children must be present for a family to receive the shoes.
Due to “excessive” electricity costs
The City of Hermann Board of Alderman unanimously supported a resolution to retain the law firm of Curtis, Heinz, Garrett and O’Keefe of Clayton (Mo.) to lead efforts for the City of Hermann to vacate an agreement between that city and Missouri Joint Municipal Electric Utility Commission (MJMEUC) for the purchase of electricity under a contract with MoPep.
The lawsuit is of local interest since
Peggy Simmons, store manager for the Shopko in Gallatin, is shown handing a check for $250 to Chasity Anderson, communications manager for Farmer’s Electric Cooperative in Chillicothe. In 1993, Farmers’ Electric Cooperative established the Area Youth Benefit Fund (AYBF) for the purpose of providing financial assistance toward the payment of medical bills for children 18 years of age and under. The fund is designed to assist families with children who
Kidder home cook Gina Roberts has been awarded a blue ribbon at Just A Pinch Recipes, a recipe and coupon social network for home cooks at www.justapinch.com. Roberts’ Marinated Grilled Pork Tenderloin was named a blue ribbon winner by Just A Pinch Food Editor Janet Tharpe.
“I served this pork loin at my mom’s retirement party a couple of years ago and the guests were getting seconds and thirds and
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